The Gurley Predicament: Should NCAA Athletes be paid?

On October 9th, 2014 the University of Georgia indefinitely suspended star running back Todd Gurley for alleged violations of NCAA policy regarding signed memorabilia. With the recent suspension of Gurley, the question of whether or not student athletes should be paid for their work on the field has been brought further into the limelight. According […]

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Peterson Won or Done?

With all the negative attention that the National Football League has received the last few months, it seems that its management should be professionals now at handling cases such as domestic violence and child abuse. Yet, how does the NFL respond when a player is implicated in a crime yet gets off with a fine […]

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The “SEC fan” anomaly

  SEC! SEC! SEC! If you go to one of a select few universities (14 to be exact) in the southeastern U.S., you are probably familiar with this chant. The SEC has a rabid fanbase who, justifiably to be sure, regard their conference as the pinnacle of college football. The SEC is unique in this […]

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The Immaculate Deception

On August 8th, 2014 district court judge Claudia Wilken found the NCAA to be in violation of antitrust law in a suit that saw public recognition of the farce that is NCAA player’s rights. Former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon led the battle against the NCAA after he decided to take a stand against the […]

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Technology and Sports

Thanks to todays modern technology, the fan and team experience at sporting events has changed and evolved into something entirely new. With the new app created from the partnership of Pointstreak and Appetize, sells 50/50 tickets through mobile devices.  Pointstreak sells raffle tickets on behalf of its clients at sports events, and the winning ticket […]

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The Chubb Post

For my blog post this week I wanted to take a look at the UGA Football season.  I know that all the news has been on the two bad losses we have and on the news of Todd Gurley taking money for signing autographs.  I know it has not been lost on everyone, but I […]

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An Overview of the Dawgs

Where do I begin? For the Dawgs, this season has been quiet the roller coaster. To start off with such a promising win over Clemson, showcasing our old and new skill, we had high hopes for the season. I don’t even want to address what happened with the South Carolina game, it was no one […]

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Glory Glory to Ole Gurley

With the return of the star tailback Todd Gurley, Mark Richt will face the crisis of whether to play him over the several freshmen tailbacks that have stepped up their game the past several weeks. Gurley was suspended for receiving $3000.00 for autographed memorabilia over the last two years as a player for the University […]

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Celebrity On and Off the Field

A celebrity on the field but an even bigger attraction off, Todd Gurley is scheduled to make his first appearance back on the field this coming Saturday for the Georgia verses Auburn game after being out for the last four games. After receiving over $3000.00 for autographed memorabilia during the last two years it was […]

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Sports: The Ultimate Gamble

No matter how much we think we know about sports, we truly never know what will happen. A last place team can come from behind and surprise supporters.  A favorite can not live up to their potential and ruin all expectations.  We have many television shows and countless radio programs across the country simply devoted […]

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